FAQs

How long do I have to wait for an Assessment? We aim to respond to all enquiries within 48 hours, an email will then be sent to you with some general details and times of availability for the next assessment. The average waiting time for an assessment is: 2-4 weeks.

 

How long do I have to wait for counselling to start?

Evening or weekend slots can be popular with an average time of 8-10 weeks. Flexibility of availability can reduce the wait time.

 

Who knows what I talk about?

Your sessions are confidential between yourself and your therapist, in line with

good practice and code of ethics a therapist is required to keep secure brief notes.

Additionally each therapist receives professional supervision. Our therapists

adhere to the Professional Code of Conduct of the British Association of

Counselling Psychotherapists – (Link to BACP)  Click here to see our Privacy Policy.

 

What if I miss a session, can’t make it or am on holiday?

Therapy is most effective when clients and therapists can engage and establish a strong therapeutic relationship. We therefore ask that no more than 6 sessions are

cancelled throughout the year.  If you do not attend a session or do not give

more than 7 days notice you will be charged for your missed session.

 

Do I have to live in Balham?

No, our clients travel from across London and surrounding areas.

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